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Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor

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Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others, and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™. Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the EHS Manager, the EH&S Lead will help manage injury prevention programs
and ensure compliance with all applicable EH&S regulations. The incumbent will have responsibility for
safety and environmental programs, injury case management, injury prevention and EHS training at all
levels of the organization. The Irwindale facility has about 1800 employees.
What you will do:
● Establishes a “zero harm” safety culture that is focused on safety management systems and injury
prevention.
● Develops and implements comprehensive injury prevention and environmental protection
programs.
● Implements and ensures compliance with environmental, health and safety policies and procedures
in compliance with local, regional and state regulations.
● Manages facility environmental programs in the areas of hazardous waste, storm water pollution,
and industrial waste water management..
● Ensures all associates, both hourly and management, receive all training necessary to safely perform
respective duties and operate within the plant environment.
● Regularly plans, implements and trains site personnel on various EH&S policies and programs,
including, but not limited to, safety practices, fire prevention, personal protective equipment,
regulations and standards, and incident investigation.
● Identifies and suggests corrective measures to improve the facility’s accident experience and
suggest/implement means to achieve EH&S goals.
● Conducts risk assessments and job hazard analysis.
● Leads the investigation of injuries to determine root cause and corrective action.
● Regularly inspects the facility to identify potential EHS hazards. Determines and implements
corrective or preventive measures where indicated.

● Supports the workers’ compensation program for the site.
● Performs other duties as assigned.
What you will Need:
● Bachelor’s degree required; emphasis on EH&S or related field (science, engineering) preferred.
● At least 5-7 years of related experience; EH&S experience supporting a manufacturing/production
facility required.
● Bilingual/Spanish is highly preferred.
● Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts; Certification in Safety (CSP) is preferred.
● Strong attention to detail and proven track record of results with bias for action.
● Excellent time management skills and ability to utilize time and resources effectively and efficiently.
● Sense of urgency, ability to take action quickly in fast-paced environment.
● Ability to establish expectations, motivate, delegate and get work done through others effectively.
● Unquestionably high ethical standards and attention to reputational and compliance risks.
● Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.
Desired Traits:
● Excellence- ability to deliver consistent quality results through sense of urgency and taking initiative,
while also demonstrating flexibility to meet business needs.
● People-minded- ability to foster mutual respect and positive relationships with co-workers,
demonstrates listening skills and ensures physical safety of self and others.
● Integrity- honors commitments, acts honestly and with accountability.
● Openness/Fairness- ensures objectivity and sets a good example for others; being available,
tolerate and encouraging creativity.
● Simplicity – promotes common sense, encourages a friendly environment and maintaining sincere
human relationships.
Physical Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to
perform repetitive movements, occasionally lifting 50 or more pounds. The associate regularly works
near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme cold. The associate frequently works
in high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes
or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work
environment is usually loud.

Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis

 

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.